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Barclays, Macro Research Associate Internship Program 2024 New York - Application via WayUp



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023
This role is with Barclays. WayUp is partnering with Barclays to hire top talent.

  • Turn information into insight Get your career off to an incredible start in our Macro Research team. Surrounded by experienced experts, you’ll gain a sound understanding of rates, FX and commodities markets, as well as the economic forces that influence them. Find out if you have what it takes to succeed here by becoming a summer associate. A place where you can thrive At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike. Real responsibility, right away Expect to gain valuable experience, while also having a genuine impact on our business. Working closely with a senior analyst, you’ll exercise your abilities to contribute ideas to thematic research reports and investment recommendations. You’ll gain a sound understanding of rates, FX and commodities markets, as well as the economic forces that influence them. Day-to-day, you could be involved in a wide range of activities, including: Diving deep into the fundamentals of key markets and economies, you will:
  • study the linkages between rates, FX and commodities markets
  • develop an understanding of micro structure in bond, interest rate derivatives, FX and commodity markets
  • work on custom projects and conduct empirical studies using public databases and Barclays’ proprietary data, models and analytics
  • gain experience on the publication process of Barclays Research periodicals
  • learn how we form the firm’s macro outlook on the global economy
  • help deliver market-leading research in rates, FX and commodities
  • interact with sales, trading desks and other research groups. To be considered for this program, you must:
  • be a Masters or PhD student in a technical discipline such as Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Operations Research or Public Policy with an anticipated graduation date between December 2024 – May 2025.

Ideally, you would also have:

  • a 3.2 GPA or above
  • resourcefulness, team-orientation, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated through participation in extracurricular activities
  • an interest in macroeconomics and international economics
  • prior experience in empirical methods/econometrics
  • strong quantitative skills, including statistics and time series analysis
  • a team player mentality, with the ability to think creatively and present your ideas clearly
  • familiarity working in a programming environment, such as Python, Matlab, SAS, Eviews and Excel VBA
  • interest in financial markets
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • boundless energy and curiosity about how the world works. Salary / Rate Minimum: $140,000 Salary / Rate Maximum: $140,000 The minimum and maximum salary/rate information above include only base salary or base hourly rate. It does not include any other type of compensation or benefits that may be available. For further information about Barclays, please visit our website []( To learn more about careers at Barclays, visit []( _It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law._